eFile Texas Eviction - Step by Step
1. Notice to vacate
Serve tenant an eviction notice.
2. File Petition
eFile an eviction lawsuit.
3. Get Hearing Date and Serve Documents to Tenant
Confirm the date of the hearing by calling the JP court and also periodically call to make sure the tenant was served by the court. The eviction hearing cannot take place for at least 10 days after the petition is filed. Also, also periodically call to make sure the tenant was served, at least six days prior to the hearing.
4. Court Hearing and Judgment
Get the hearing date from the court clerk and go to the court on your hearing date.
Note: While eFiling, it is not uncommon that the filings get rejected. We kindly ask for your understanding, as document rejections can occur due to various factors like missing information, incorrect formatting, outdated documents, documents' size, etc. The court filing fees deducted from the account will be returned back to the account within 3 to 10 business days, depending on financial policies of the banks/credit companies.